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houses by the sea in marche

Houses by the sea in the region Marche: the Adriatic Sea

Buying one of the houses by the sea in the region Marche is a highly appropriate choice for those who love nature. The Adriatic Sea, in those places, shaped beautiful sandy or stone beaches, with well-equipped beach resorts and breath-taking public beaches. The region Marche is one of the Italian regions and countries – think of... Read More
houses to restore in the region Marche

Houses to restore in Marche: your advantages at a glance

Whenever you speak about houses to restore in the region Marche, in the popular imagination you often think of non-recoverable old and worn-out ruins, which would probably be better to demolish and then rebuilt anew. Why then all these efforts in buying a house to rebuild? That is actually the wrong thing to do. Let us explain why.

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Villas and castles in the region Marche

Villas and castles in the region Marche: valuable heritage

Villas and castles in the region Marche have always represented a benchmark for aristocracy. Although at first the castle used to be the dwelling place of the king and a shelter for the king’s subjects, and then during the Fifteenth century it turned into the dwelling place for the Landlord in the countryside and more similar to the castles of the Middle Ages. The villa changed its location: not only could a villa be in the city. The villa in the countryside evolved gradually and was rediscovered by aristocracy, becoming a place for pleasure and laziness in replacement of the city residence.

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Houses by the sea

Houses by the sea: why choose the region Marche

The sea has always been alluring for man, if you think that waters cover two thirds of the planet we live in. Water represents life, its flowing and its path; so that it is quite clear that everyone who needs quiet and calm moments might think, among others, about the sea.

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rustic houses for sale in the region Marche

Rustic houses for sale in the region Marche

The countryside of the region Marche is deeply characterized by rustic buildings, a concept that today has a different connotation compared to the past. The word “rustic” comes from the Latin word rus, i.e. “countryside”, and it is mainly used as adjective to describe the connection to rural areas or, in its negative connotation, to describe something that is coarse, rough, unrefined.

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Visit Marche: the ancient folklore of the Carnival

Among the several good reasons for tourists from abroad and from other Italian regions to visit Marche – a multifaceted region and rich in history – there are: an incredibly beautiful, rich and multiform landscape of wild sea, the snow-clad mountains and the gentle hills, the strong culinary traditions and typical local products – referring to the practical stuff, but also (and sometimes particularly) the creative excellences.

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Country houses for sale

Houses in the backcountry, especially those typical farmer’s houses in the Italian Region Marche dating back to the sharecropping period, are surrounded by a magical, welcoming and informal atmosphere, that still today remains, a fascination tied to the past traditions, times that seem so far away, but it was less than one century ago.

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Cuisine of the Italian region Marche in winter

The region Marche has a strong relationship with the territory and its richness, generations of men and women profited exclusively from what the land could give them, so that the cuisine of the Italian region Marche is vast and powerful, calling on ancient tastes and distant preparations, using raw materials that come from farming.

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restoration of farmhouses

Stone farmhouses: an ancient material

Stone is an archaic, solid and compact material. Its view gives you a feeling of unconditional safety, thanks to its typical severe and unbreakable shapes. You can feel sheltered inside the stone walls, so that stone farmhouses have always represented a fascinating and handy solution.

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the hills of the Region March

Among the hills of the Region Marche with Fellini

The Region Marche is multi-colored from an environmental point of view, even though through the years it was unfairly almost completely ignored by arts, literature and mostly by the movies, since other places were chosen. In common belief it is deeply known this concept, even if it is not actually true: there were some very... Read More
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Landscape of the countryside

Nowadays the typical example of the landscape of the countryside in the region Marche, which is notoriously represented in portraits of Dukes of Montefeltro in the paintings by Piero della Francesca or in frescoes by Raphael, is to find rising upon the hills driving from the Adriatic coast on the back,

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Fireplace: heating and tradition

Autumn has arrived, making leaves brown and air cold. In the region Marche weather is becoming uncertain, rain is more likely, and heating systems at home, like a wood burning fireplace, becomes necessary.

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The medieval borgo

Continuity in time and variety in space are the two main features that drive history of medieval borgo and its countryside: history includes industry and arts, music and poetry, agriculture, rural and civic economy, manuscripts miniatures, the expertise of architects, painters and medical doctors.

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STONE FARMHOUSE IN THE HILLS – PESARO

Stone farmhouse immersed among the hills of Pesaro, renovation works lasted for 16 months. The overview from the porch is breathless: the sea in the distance and the green hills lend a peaceful and quiet feeling. Indoors the house is minimal and modern, including design features. Outdoors there is a wood oven and a large... Read More
palace in arcevia

PALACE IN ARCEVIA

Restoration and renovation works for an apartment building of the Eighteenth century in Palace in Arcevia. This is an apartment building with courtyard and annexed small church designed in the Eighteenth century. The real estate showed itself evidence of decay, even though the structure of the building was solid. The indoor separation of rooms was... Read More

FARMHOUSE UPON THE HILLS OF APIRO

This stunning stone farmhouse upon the hills of Apiro is located in the Province of Macerata. During the restoration works, large openings and ceilings were kept, combined together in front of the large fireplace, a feature that spreads a warmth feeling to the house. Furnished with taste and love for arts, the property also has... Read More

FARMHOUSE IN MOMBAROCCIO

Stone farmhouse in Mombaroccio, nestled in the hills of Pesaro. The restoration lasted 16 months. The panorama visible from the portico leaves you breathless: the sea in the distance and the green hills give a sense of peace and tranquility. The interior is minimal and modern, with design elements. The exterior boasts a wood-burning oven... Read More

FARMHOUSE AVENALE IN CINGOLI

The original house was demolished, then re-built a bit more distant from the road. Its structure is earthquake proof in blocks and covered in stone recovered from the old demolished house. The farmhouse Avenale in Cingoli, including a solar photovoltaic system, has three bedrooms, a study room and four bathrooms. The main feature is an... Read More

HISTORICAL HOUSE IN THE OLDTOWN JESI

The building was built during the late Eighteenth century and used to be a hotel for several years. The restoration works created apartments but kept the features of the slab with beams and lintels, now in iron. The garden, that surrounds the historical house in the oldtown of Jesi on three sides, was built on more levels... Read More

FARMHOUSE OF DEER IN OSTRA

The farmhouse of Deer is located in Ostra, in the Province of Ancona and from the swimming pool, upon a hill behind the building, you can overlook the village from above. During the renovation works pastel colors were chosen to fit the color of the resin flooring, which is suitable in case of underfloor heating... Read More

FARMHOUSE SPADA IN FILOTTRANO

The building was in very bad conditions because for over thirty years it was abandoned. It was rebuilt using original materials in its old shape and position, just like the adjacent outbuilding that is now used as garage. The facade is completed by a large porch leading to the dining room featuring a fireplace with... Read More

HOUSE IN MORRO D’ALBA

The whole building was in bad conditions so it was demolished and then rebuilt, re-using the bricks for the external surface of the new earthquake proof building. The house in Morro d’Alba has kept the original number of rooms, with its large and plain areas. The total surface is averagely 350 square meters over two... Read More

Fonte del Re in Morro d’Alba

The building is located in Morro d’Alba. The original house had serious damages so it was demolished and then completely rebuilt, using the original materials. Fonte del Re in Morro d’Alba was supposed to become an accommodation facility (Bed&Breakfast), and there’s also a private apartment. In the outbuilding there’s an apartment, steam room and facility... Read More
Fonte of Castelplanio

Fonte of Castelplanio

Built at the end of the Nineteenth century nearby the town, this farmhouse Fonte of Castelplanio upon the so-called Castles of Jesi is completely erected using sandstones. The main building was renovated and brought back to its original shape and now its surface is averagely 300 square meters. On the ground floor there are the... Read More

FARMHOUSE AT SEA

This farmhouse at sea is a traditional and typical rural building of the region Marche. It is located upon a hill by the Adriatic sea where you can enjoy a stunning view over the landscape. It is surrounded by almost two hectares of park with a small lake used for the irrigation of the grassland,... Read More

Civil plaster and Venetian plaster

Civil plaster is the outward layer. It is applied to protect the wall but also to give a refined and pleasant touch to the surface. The sand that is used for the civil plaster is very thin and the width of the layer is not more than 3 mm.

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Restoration work: splendor of villas

Villas, country houses and ancient buildings carry out a strong charm on everyone who loves the most beautiful architectural structures, especially if they keep visually their history and signs of old times, thanks to an expert restoration work.

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The ideal villa

Last week we wrote about the emergence and devolopment of the concept – completely Italian – of the rustic villa and its modification through time. This post id about the ideal villa,

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